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OUR TEAM

We’re specialists on a mission to do what we love!

OUR PURPOSE

We connect good people with amazing brands

That’s what marketing really is. Connecting. Not manipulating. So we dive into the heart of our clients’ purpose, values, personality, wants and fears. We’re looking for fit. Between us and our clients. Between our clients and their tribe. Human connections are catalysts for amazing outcomes.

OUR DIFFERENCE

An agency like no other

It’s our principles and values that are the x-factor here. If you agree with these – we’re meant to be.

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Good humans only

Within and without, we only collaborate with truthful and enthusiastic optimists. Life’s too short to do otherwise.

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Strategy is essential

We only execute on marketing initiatives when a brand has a clear strategy. Otherwise, success is impossible.

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Storytelling is everything

Humans connect via stories. We view every piece of content as an opportunity to welcome your audience into your brand story.

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Marketing ≠ manipulation

Respecting customers is essential to successful connections and commercial relationships. We influence, not manipulate.

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5-10x ROI

We strive to achieve 5-10x return on marketing investment for all our clients. We track this outcome to stay accountable.

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Long term value creation

The best commercial outcomes are a consequence of long term brand building. However, we often get short term results.

THE DREAM TEAM

We’re greater than the
sum of our parts.

Manesh Nesaratnam

Brand Strategist

Manesh expertise lies in developing impactful marketing strategies and narratives. He is an ex-filmmaker and storyteller at heart.

Windee Tan

Technical SEO Specialist

Windee, a Technical SEO pro, with over 10 years’ experience crafting strategies for online success, is driven by trends and focused on results.

Arek Rainczuk

Senior Video Producer

Arek melds scientific insight with creative prowess to create purposeful, impactful video and photography.

Nick Nolan

Senior Video Producer

Nick produces corporate videos for blue chip companies, government and owner operated SMEs. He loves a nice piping hot cup of Earl Grey.

Ashleigh Peletier

Senior Copywriter

Ash loves creating warm, conversational copy that stands-out, connects with each reader and compels. She has an eye for detail and a knack for design.

Steph Duthie

Senior Copywriter

Steph, a 17+ year veteran copywriter, specializes in crafting conversational, purpose-driven content that connects and excites, particularly adept at simplifying complex ideas.

Lisa Bamforth

Senior Copywriter

Lisa, with a linguistics background and 10+ years in branding and copywriting, excels in driving your visionary ideas for business growth.

Christie Davis

Senior Graphic Designer

Christie is a senior graphic designer that specialises in purpose-driven brand design. She is passionate about elevating brands and magnifying not-for-profits.

Matthew Rochow

Specialist Web Developer

Matt hails from Hervey Bay, Queensland but serves up specialist web development expertise for WordPress sites from all around the world.

Ben Lai

Senior Sales Specialist

Ben Lai is the head of Sales Ethos. He brings an EThical, HOlistic, and Scientific approach to selling.

BOOK A DISCOVERY

If you’re feeling it, we’re likely feeling it too. There is no time to lose. There is no reason to hesitate. Us connecting is the catalyst.

    CLIENT SUCCESS

    Manesh takes the time to patiently understand your business and what you are aiming to achieve with your marketing assets… I have experienced a renewed passion for the work that we undertake and now have a deeper understanding of how to better control and maximise our return on investment for our marketing spend.

    Matt Zalensky

    Director of a medium-sized accounting firm | Camberwell

    I was blown away by their research and understanding of not only our business but our competitors. Manesh brought great enthusiasm and humour to our sessions and made the journey really enjoyable. I went into the first session kicking and screaming, but was converted day 1 and was totally engaged in the process. The end result has firmly put our business on a course to achieve our marketing goals. Can’t recommend them enough.

    Mark

    Wealth management fund Glen Iris

    The team at Catalyst have helped us transform our business. They’ve managed to completely reinvigorate the way we brand the company all the way from our marketing strategy, to our website migration, and content marketing/social media.

    Kyle

    Sales Manager of a nationwide engineering consultancy Moorabbin

    His ability to ask questions to create insights on my business and target audiences, follow enough of a process to provide structure and allow conversation to flow, his analysis into my potential market and competitors were amazing. His patience and enthusiasm got me through more challenging issues and allowed for further research and his subject matter expertise has got me to a place well beyond that I thought possible.

    James

    Complex HR business owner & principal consultant Sydney

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